Chamber of Reflection

It’s nearing the end of my time in Thailand so we are finishing up exams in class and I’m beginning to pack up some of my belongings. I’m also beginning to reflect on the emotional rollercoaster this experience has been. These last 6 months have been some of the most challenging of my entire life. … Continue reading Chamber of Reflection

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Teaching in Thailand Part III

This post is just an update about some of the topics I’ve been covering with my students and some of the activities I’ve really enjoyed. Last Friday we made Mother’s Day cards since Mother’s Day in Thailand is August 12. We’ve covered one letter a week so this week we are on Letter N. I’ve … Continue reading Teaching in Thailand Part III

Wai Kru/Teacher’s Day

Excerpt from Asia Pacific International University’s website(http://www.apiu.edu/2016-news/wai-kru-day-in-appreciation-of-all-teachers-mentors) : “Teacher’s Day around the world is celebrated in honor of teachers. Unique to Thailand, Wai Kru Day, or Teacher’s Day, celebrates and honors not only teachers in the classroom but all who contribute to sharing wisdom including parents, religious leaders, relatives, and friends. Celebrated on the first … Continue reading Wai Kru/Teacher’s Day